Graduate Scholarship for Educators

New, incoming students who are working as educators or administrators in public or private school systems are eligible to apply for this scholarship of up to $4,500.

Applicants must meet the following criteria for the Graduate Scholarship for Educators:

Graduate Scholarship for Educators Application Instructions:

  1. Complete application for admission and submit all required documents.
  2. Complete the scholarship application: Graduate Scholarship for Educators Application.
  3. Write a scholarship essay, two pages, double spaced (approximately 500 words) that address the following:
    • The School of Education at Northeastern is committed to providing quality educational opportunities to those who otherwise might not have them. Please describe how your work supports our mission and how your contributions are making an impact in the field.
  4. Send scholarship application and supporting documents to Please be sure to include “Graduate Scholarship for Educators Application” in the subject line when emailing your application.

Scholarship Deadlines:

Deadlines for upcoming terms can be found on the scholarship overview page here.

Scholarship Award Process:

Scholarship application reviews occur after each deadline for students who have been admitted to an academic program, have completed a scholarship application, and have submitted required documents.

Award letters are published after the deadline. Selected recipients will receive a formal letter via email of the award granted.